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Dinosaur Pet, an Illustrated Song Based on Neil Sedaka’s Calendar Girl

Posted on: January 3, 2015

This has been on my shelf for a while, but I just dove in and found a terrific sing-along (link below).

DINOSAUR PET has lyrics by Marc Sedaka (an adaptation of his father’s song “Calendar Girl”).  The song and its illustration by Tim Bowers are adorable.


Dinosaur Pet
Inspired by the Music and Lyrics of the Song “Calendar Girl” by Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield
Children’s Lyrics by Marc Sedaka
Illustrated by Tim Bowers


Neil Sedaka talks about his book Dinosaur Pet:

Illustrator Tim Bowers’s blog post about making the pictures for this book:

If you want to sing-along, this karaoke track works perfectly with the book:



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